Hal Joseph Drez (1961)


Class of 1961 Hal Joseph Drez, a native of New Orleans and a resident of Baton Rouge, LA, passed away at his home on Tuesday, February 21, 2023 at the age of 84. Hal was a graduate of Jesuit High School and Tulane University graduating with a degree in electrical engineering.  He also served as a Lieutenant in the US Navy serving aboard the USS Saratoga and the USS Furse.  He was a devoted husband, loving father, and grandfather.  He had a special devotion to the Blessed Mother. He is survived by his wife of 60 [...]

Hal Joseph Drez (1961)2023-03-28T16:13:24-05:00

Captain James Toups (61)


August 10, 2016 Retired prominent and  attorney, and USN Captain, James E. Toups, Jr. died Wednesday, August 10, at St. James Place after a long illness with Parkinson's and Lewy Body Dementia. He was 76. Jim was a native of New Orleans and a lifelong resident of Baton Rouge. He graduated from Baton Rouge High, and attended Tulane University on a Naval Scholarship where he was President of his fraternity, Kappa Sigma. He graduated in 1961 with a major in Physics and a minor in Math. It was at Tulane that he met the love of his [...]

Captain James Toups (61)2021-06-22T16:23:25-05:00

1st Lt Claiborne H. Brown Class of 1961


Ist Lt Claiborne H Brown USMC, age 23, Tulane NROTC Class of 1961 died in an aircraft crash during the evening of 10/25/1963. Brown had just departed Brunswick Naval Air Station, Brunswick ME, in an A-4, en route to  Bunker Hill Air force Base IN. The aircraft crashed into nearby Casco Bay, slid up onto the shore and hit a vacant cottage. Brown had apparently attempted to eject from the aircraft; he was found nearby in a partially deployed parachute. He is buried in New Orleans.

1st Lt Claiborne H. Brown Class of 19612020-10-01T16:41:55-05:00

Lt JG David P Grow Class of 1961


Lt Jg David P Grow USN, NROTC class of 1961 died 6/24/1963, age 24, in a helicopter crash off the coast of San Diego, CA. His body was found near the crash site by Navy divers. He is buried at Barrancas National Cemetery, Pensacola FL.

Lt JG David P Grow Class of 19612020-09-30T11:30:42-05:00
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